More than 3,000 children under 16 years old in the central province of Nghe An received free examinations for congenital heart disease under the programme “Trai tim cho em” (Healthy heart operation) held at Nghe An Children’s Hospital from June 7-9.
Nguyen M., a 61 year-old overseas Vietnamese from Sweden, typically received treatment for his heart disease in Europe.
VOV.VN - A charity music performance was held on July 22nd in Moscow to raise funds for the Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF).
The annual charity race Run for the Heart 2016 will be held on December 3 at LePARC commercial centre in Yen So park in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai district.
Children with congenital heart diseases will be offered free health checks and surgery under a programme launched by the Hospital of Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and the Pharmacy University and two US charity organisations, Gift of Life and MD1 World.
Tran Thi Tuyet Nhung, 55, had suffered pain for two months earlier this year before she decided to visit Binh Chanh District Hospital for treatment.
Vietnamese nutrition experts have warned of a serious vitamin E deficiency among children resulting from parents’ and child-care workers’ poor knowledge of healthy nutrition.
The Malaysian Ministry of Health on August 3 announced that the first locally-transmitted Zika patient died of heart disease complications.
A British man will cycle 1,600km from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 16 days next month to raise awareness and funds to help Vietnamese children with congenital heart disease.
Heart disease, one of the top killers in Vietnam, is affecting more young people as the industrial, urban lifestyle of unhealthy diets and little physical activity increases risk factors for cardiological problems, doctors say.
A security services company has fired three security guards who were filmed preventing a car transporting a dying toddler from exiting a hospital in Hanoi despite the mother’s cries, local media reported.
(VOV) -The Hanoi Run for Children (HRC), an annual community event to raise a fund for underprivileged children with cancer and heart disease, is set to take place at the main gate of Thong Nhat (Reunification) Park in Hanoi on December 6.
More than 500 domestic and international physicians are attending the congress on New Trends in Management of Cardiovascular Diseases that opened on October 13 in HCM City.
Nearly 200 under-16 children with disadvantaged backgrounds in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan received free heart check-ups on September 26.
The Nhi Dong 1 Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City is working with the city’s Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease Society and several lower-level hospitals to establish a network for treatment and management of congenital heart diseases across southern Vietnam.
(VOV) - Thousands of residents and members of international community in Hanoi gathered at the gate of the Reunification Park on November 9 for a charitable run around the Thien Quang Lake to raise funds to treat underprivileged children with cancer and heart disease and support local hospitals.
(VOV) - Twenty percent of Vietnam’s population might contract cardiovascular diseases by 2017, particularly younger people.
Doctors and health care management experts from Chung Ang University demonstrated techniques for goiter and knee surgeries at the Quang Nam Central General Hospital through health care programme, Q-Health.
Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City's Children Hospital No.1 on February 27 successfully separated two conjoined infants in an operation that lasted an hour and a half.
Expectant mothers and families carrying foetuses with suspected or diagnosed congenital heart disease should receive proper counseling because they are often depressed, scared and anxious, said a Malaysia expert.